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Situla

Object Number:
MS1509
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Bizentium
Locus:
Trench Tomb
Date Made:
8-7th c bc
Early Date:
-800
Late Date:
-600
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
Bronze. Large. The situla is conical inshape with a rounded shoulder, vertical neck and everted rim. The base is in the from of an added cone with the wide flaring end left open. The body of the situla is composed of 3 pieces; 2 side walls with two overlapping vertical joins fastened by rivets and a base in the shape of a shallow cup. The walls of the cup extend over the wall bottom and is riveted on. The cone base ring is hammered on this piece. Two bail loops are riveted on to the neck and the curved bail is preserved.
Height:
25.4cm
Width:
22.9cm
Other Number:
894   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 90, no. 14
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